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In new research, scientists estimate the risk of a mass shooting in every state and at specific locations such as schools and restaurants Herndon, Va. (Aug. 22, 2023) – With mass shootings happening randomly every year in the United States, it may seem that there is no way to predict where the next horrific event […]


HERNDON, VA. (Dec. 13, 2021) – At the 2021 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) virtual Annual Meeting, five new Council members were announced, and SRA welcomed the new President of its’ 2022 Council, Ragnar Lofstedt, Ph.D., King’s College London. Lofstedt succeeds Robyn Wilson, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, who has completed her term and continues […]

Society for Risk Analysis Inducts Three Visionaries to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) inducted Eula Bingham, Steve Rayner and Martin Weitzman to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis. The Pantheon, established in 2008, recognizes luminaries and visionaries in risk analysis and serves to illustrate how the field contributes to the advancement of knowledge and public good. Eula Bingham was a champion of setting […]

Society for Risk Analysis Announces its New 2021 Council

Herndon, Va. (Dec. 17, 2020) – During its virtual Annual Meeting, the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) announced the addition of five new Council members and the rise of Robyn Wilson Ph.D., Ohio State University, as the new President of its 2021 Council. Wilson succeeds Seth Guikema, Ph.D., Michigan State University, who has completed his term and will continue to serve on the Council as past-president.   Other officers elected include Ragnar Löfstedt, Ph.D., Kings College London, as president-elect, and Amanda Boyd, […]

Fourteen Honored by Society for Risk Analysis

Over the course of its virtual Annual Meeting, the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) awarded six prestigious scholarly and service awards and named seven new Fellows. These awards recognize 14 individuals for their outstanding contributions to the society and to the science of risk analysis. The recipients were nominated by their peers, selected by a […]

2020 Annual Meeting Registration is Open

It’s time to make plans to join SRA for our virtual Annual Meeting, December 13-17, 2020. Registration for the meeting is now open, and we encourage you to register and encourage your colleagues and peers to do so as well!  Interested in attending a virtual workshop? We have several workshops being offered in a virtual format this year. Our […]

SRA Elections: 2021 Council

Below you will find the bios and goal statements for each of the nominees for next year’s Council. Please take a moment to review each of the documents before casting your vote. Please check your email for access to the ballot. President Elect Ragnar Löfstedt | Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson Secretary Amanda Boyd | Janet Yang […]

Late Breaking Abstract Submission is Open

Submissions for poster presentations at this year’s virtual meeting are now being accepted.  The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) invites your late breaking abstracts for poster presentations at the 2020 SRA Annual Meeting, December 13-17.  This year’s meeting will be virtual and we will be accommodating any presenters who need to pre-record their presentations due to time zone conflicts. This […]

Society for Risk Analysis to Host Webinar on Aerosol Transmission of COVID-19

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), the world’s leading authority on risk sciences and its applications, is hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 11 at 11 a.m. ET to discuss the latest research on aerosol transmission of COVID-19. The discussion will be hosted by Seth Guikema, Ph.D., president of the Society, and will feature senior […]

Call for Papers on Topics Related to the Coronavirus

This call for papers on the theme of “Global Systemic Risk and Resilience for Coronavirus COVID-19” is intended to indicate insights and viewpoints from scholars regarding risk and resilience analytics for policy making and operations of large-scale systems on this epidemic. Authors are encouraged to submit their articles addressing the theme of this special issue. […]